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Federer survives scare at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer was forced to dig deep to avoid a first-round Olympic tennis tournament exit Saturday after stiff resistance from Colombia's Alejandro ... Read more...

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Ivanovic battles past McHale at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbia's Ana Ivanovic booked her place in the second round of the Olympic women's singles tennis event Saturday, knocking out Christina McHale of the United ... Read more...

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Berdych saves match point, clinches deciding tiebreak against Tipsarevic


November 24th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Seventh-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych saved one match point in the third-set tiebreak to beat ninth-seeded Serb Janko Tipsarevic, a late replacement for Scot Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Berdych eases into last 8


January 5th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) Top seed and World No.6 Tomas Berdych was kept on court for longer than expected as he eased past the unheralded Ivan Dodig 6-2, ... Read more...

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Indians knocked out of Chennai Open singles (Roundup)


January 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) It was a black Tuesday for home players as Somdev Devvarman, Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri were knocked out of the singles competition in the Aircel ATP ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Yuki crashes out, Berdych sails through


January 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Top seed and World No.6 Tomas Berdych from Czech Republic gave a merciless 6-0, 6-1 hiding to unheralded Portugese Frederico Gil in a mere 45 minutes ... Read more...

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2010 Chennai Open promises high-octave action


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) There is a lot riding on top seed Tomas Berdych going into the Aircel ATP Chennai Open commencing here Monday and it has much to ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Bopanna starts campaign against Wawrinka


January 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Top seed and title favourite Tomas Berdych, the World No.6 from the Czech Republic, will take on Portuguese journeyman and 101 ranked Frederico Gil in the first ... Read more...

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Could be Murray’s US Open moment if he keeps a New York state of mind: Rusedski


August 28th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28(ANI): Former British tennis star Greg Rusedski believes that Andy Murray has a 'massive chance' of winning his first Grand Slam title at the US Open, which starts from Monday ... Read more...

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Roddick takes wildcard into new Atlanta event


July 16th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 16 (DPA) Three weeks after crashing out in the Wimbledon fourth round, Andy Roddick will aim for a return to form after accepting a wildcard into next week's Atlanta ... Read more...

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Spain in strife with 2-0 Davis Cup deficit against France


July 10th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Clermont-Ferrand (France), July 10 (DPA) Holders Spain face a fight for life without Rafael Nadal after France took a 2-0 lead in their Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal tie. The hosts now ... Read more...

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Nadal increases ATP rankings lead with Wimbledon trophy


July 5th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 5 (DPA) Rafael Nadal stretched his lead atop the ATP tennis rankings to almost 4,000 points with a second Wimbledon title. The Spaniard Nadal leads the way in the list ... Read more...

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Nalbandian pleased his Davis Cup gamble paid off


March 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 24 (DPA) Argentine David Nalbandian admits he came up trumps as he gambled with his hip surgery recovery by flying to Sweden to help Argentina into the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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Hewitt to begin 2010 push with weekend Hopman Cup start


December 29th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 29 (DPA) Lleyton Hewitt is due to put five weeks of training in Sydney to the test Saturday when the two-time Grand Slam champion begins Australia's campaign at the ... Read more...

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Roddick reports knee injury recovery ahead of schedule


November 25th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (DPA) Andy Roddick said Tuesday that the knee injury which kept him from taking his place in this week's ATP World Tour Finals will be ready for an ... Read more...

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Nadal struggles to overcome Blake in China Open


October 8th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 8 (DPA) Rafael Nadal broke five times as he struggled before finally controlling James Blake in a battling 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3 win into the quarter-finals of the China ... Read more...

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Federer, Djokivic fight through; Roddick dumped in New York (Roundup)


September 6th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (DPA) Roger Federer and Novak Dkjokovic overcame niggles to advance while fifth seed Andy Roddick fell to a defeat against a rising American to exit the US ... Read more...

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Nalbandian wins into possible Barcelona test against Nadal


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 23 (DPA) Seventh seed David Nalbandian completed a hat-trick of quarter-final placings at the Barcelona Open Thursday as he beat Spain's Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 6-4. The Argentine also reached the ... Read more...

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France’s Mauresmo opts out of Beijing Olympic


July 3rd, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Geneva, July 3 (DPA) Former French Wimbledon winner Amelie Mauresmo has opted to join compatriot Richard Gasquet and American Andy Roddick as a high-profile defector from the Olympic tennis event. Mauresmo ... Read more...

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Sania makes winning start in Dubai, meets Jankovic next


February 27th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) Sania Mirza overcame a first set lapse in concentration to pack off qualifier Vera Dushevina of Russia 7-6 (5), 6-2 in the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships Tuesday. Sania ... Read more...

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The best way to stop Maria Sharapova from grunting!


December 19th, 2007 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec.19 (ANI): Australian grand slam champion Judy Dalton says today's players should forfeit matches against Maria Sharapova in a bid to beat her grunting. At Wimbledon, the London tabloids' famous grunt-o-meter first ... Read more...

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